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Sunday, April 21, 2024

Arts Week

FILM

Yolo Film Society screening: Lost In Translation
Sunday, Oct. 27, 7:30 p.m., $2 recommended donation
Yolo Pleasure Dome, 1401 Pole Line Road
The Yolo Film Society will be playing Sofia Coppola’s second feature film, Lost in Translation. Starring Scarlett Johansson as an aimless college grad and Bill Murray as an unhappy movie star, the film explores themes of desolation, insomnia and existentialism.

Entertainment Council presents: The Conjuring
Wednesday, Oct. 30, 8 p.m., free
Rock Hall
Courtesy of EC, students can warm up for Halloween with a free showing of James Wan’s The Conjuring. The film focuses on the Perron family’s move into a demon-infested house. Following disturbing instances amid their home, the Perrons seek assistance from paranormal investigators, Ed and Lorraine Warren. The film is based on true events of the Warren and Perron family.

MUSIC

Jeremy Messersmith Supper Club Show
Thursday, Oct. 24, 8 p.m., $15, all ages
Third Space, 946 Olive Dr.
Jeremy Messersmith will be bringing his indie-pop sound to Davis. Because it’s the Supper Club Tour, he has one request of all guests: to bring food. Expect a night of infectious beats, delicious eats and sweet company.

Dank Ocean
Friday, Oct. 25, 9 p.m., free, all ages
Delta of Venus, 122 B St.
Dank Ocean is a Davis-based instrumental trio. The group will give attendees tastes of Jazz, Funk and Post-rock all in one evening.

Halloween Show
Saturday, Oct. 26, 7 p.m., $5 recommended donation, all ages
Chillanova, 802 Villanova St.
The evening will consist of local Davis bands dressed as The Hives, The Plot to Blow Up the Eiffel Tower, Sleep, Veruca Salt and a surprise artist. Prepare for an exciting night of garage rock and Halloween festivities. Food and drinks will be provided.

PERFORMING ARTS

MOMIX BOTANICA
Saturday, Oct. 26, 8 p.m., $12.50 to $54
Mondavi Center
Dance company MOMIX will be showcasing its latest work, BOTANICA, at the Mondavi. BOTANICA conveys the cycle of Earth’s four seasons through the combination of acrobatic dance, pragmatic puppetry, eclectic scoring and stimulating use of multimedia.

LITERATURE

The Circle of Thirteen by William Petrocelli
Friday, Oct. 25, 7:30 p.m., free
The Avid Reader, 617 2nd St.
Author William Petrocelli will be discussing his debut novel, The Circle of Thirteen. The book takes place back and forth in time, focusing on themes of poverty, politics, environmental issues and women’s roles.

The Book of Jezebel by Anna Holmes
Wednesday, October 30, 7:30 p.m., free
Avid Reader, 617 2nd St.
Author and creator of jezebel.com, Anna Holmes, will be discussing the recently published The Book of Jezebel. The book is an illustrated encyclopedia that focuses on pop culture, feminism and sex.

— Chloe Catajan

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